Category Archives: Auburn University

Damn, War Eagle. What are you doing?

The Chronicle of Higher Education examines the evidence suggesting top academic officials at Auburn University wanted to steer many of the school’s athletes into certain majors. Nevertheless, the university has allowed difficult questions to persist about how the athletics department … Continue reading

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“Uh, dad. It’s a bag of limes.”

I get home tonight to find a box waiting for me. I recognized the name of the sender, but I had no idea what might be in it. As I started to open it, I could smell what was inside. … Continue reading

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Former Auburn softball player claims sexual harassment, university cover up

ESPNW.com reports that the former head coach and former assistant coach of the Auburn softball program might have some explaining to do. A former Auburn softball player sent a 14-page complaint alleging abusive treatment by the Auburn coaching staff, a … Continue reading

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White supremacist Nicholas Fuentes might never attend Auburn U.

Nicholas Fuentes is one of the darlings of the alt-right, and he’s only 19 years old. He says that “multiculturalism is cancer.” He claims he’s received death threats for taking part in the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. But … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Nicholas Fuentes drops out of Boston U., says he’s heading to Auburn U. in the spring

Lawnewz.com reports that Nicholas Fuentes has decided where he wants to continue his college education. Fuentes is the young man who claimed he had to drop out of Boston University because he was getting death threats after being identified as … Continue reading

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It happened in Berkeley. Will it happen in Auburn?

The Los Angeles Times reports that a so-called free speech rally in northern California over the weekend spiraled out of control in part because many of the people there wanted confrontation. The combatants on both sides were extremists who traveled … Continue reading

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Two colleges invest heavily in convergence journalism

MediaBistro reveals which colleges and what each hopes it will mean for their students.

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